‘The New York of Europe’ is ready to welcome the best filmmakers from anywhere in the world to sail in and drop anchor at the most famous city port on the planet and showcase their new and exciting independent films.

Home to the world’s most successful musicians, sports figures and artists, the very first Liverpool Independent film Festival will take place in and around its city centre cinemas over a three day weekend from the 10th to the 12th of November 2017.

Sister festival to the highly successful MANIFF and OXIFF, LIVIFF 2017 will find bold and inventive stories, to screen in a city of rich history and passion. With the ambition to match the city’s cool and artistic identity, LIVIFF is determined to make its international film festival one that will be regarded as a must be at event on the film festival circuit for many years to come.

The international filmmaking community will all be invited to celebrate the inaugural official selection and indulge in world and UK premieres, after parties, filmmaker talks, and a closing awards that will reward excellence and originality by a high profile jury of film industry professionals.

With UK Distribution representation and national press attendance at a passionate festival for great lasting stories, the Liverpool Independent Film Festival 2017 will be the first of many to enjoy and remember.